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Road to freedom

Road to Freedom 200 Miles onwards

According to a new survey, only after driving a significant distance after getting off the plane does the real holiday begin. So what actually makes a happy holiday? Check what the numbers are saying about true holiday freedom, the ideal soundtrack for a road trip or what holiday makers anticipate the most when abroad. See if you feel the same.


Thanks to great car hire deals from Auto Europe, many of the factors indicating a happy holiday can come true! Book one of our great car rental offers and hit the open road to experience real freedom when abroad!

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Road to freedom

According to a new survey, "true holiday freedom" only comes with a 200-mile trip after stepping off a plane. So what makes a happy holiday? Take a look what the respondents said.


What defines "true holiday freedom"? 


  • 33% space away from the tourists
  • 28% meeting interesting locals
  • 25% Sun
  • 24% sea


SoundtrackIdeal soundtrack for a road trip?


  • Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys
  • Happy by Pharrel Williams
  • Beautiful Day by U2


Most looking forward to...?


  • 70% beautiful scenery
  • 41% local cuisine
  • 39% get off the beaten track
  • 35% local culture


Freedom on the open road...


  • 49% of travellers like driving because of the unparalleled freedom offered
  • 28% say driving abroad makes them feel "completely carefree"


Top 3 worst road trip companions


  • Boss
  • In-laws 
  • Ex-partner


What defines true holiday freedom?  200-mile road


  • 200-mile road trip
  • a luxurious car
  • scenic roads
  • lush greenery 
  • good music
  • mountain views 
  • partner/spous


Top 3 road trips in Europe Barcelona to Malaga


  • Barcelona to Malaga
  • Italy's Amalfi Coast
  • La Route des Grande Alps 




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 Road to freedom



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